Official Certificate Program

Public Relations/Promotions

Central to Creating Meaningful Conversation.

CCSU’s Public Relations/Promotions Official Certificate Program (OCP) provides college graduates with an advanced study of public relations, also known as the management of credibility. Students will examine case studies, learn about public relations theories, and hone their writing ability. 

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August 
  • 12-credit program 
  • Attend full- or part-time 
  • No GMAT/GRE required 


Did You Know?

Employment of public relations specialists is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.  


What You'll Gain

  • Design and produce persuasive messages 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate research methods 
  • Deconstruct and critically evaluate messages
  • Learn how to raise awareness, change attitudes, and bring about the desired behavior
  • Manage credibility for clients such as politicians, celebrities, businesses, and nonprofit organizations